Albert Sims (albert71292) wrote,
Albert Sims

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Ever Feel Like Pulling Your Hair Out?

I just tried loading a program I use quite a lot onto the new machine, Easy CD Creator, discovered my version will not work with Windows XP. So much for transferring any more old recordings my friends and I did back in the 80's onto CD until I either buy the new version at $99 or try to find a "hacked" copy using WinMX. Need the noise filtering software that comes with it to knock out a lot of the static in the old tapes... I went to Roxio's website, the only "option" for upgrading for XP was to buy the new version...
This brings to two the number of incompatible things I've found so far, the other being the Alaris webcam...

I was glad to see that my old "downloaded" versions of Macromedia Dreamweaver and Paint Shop Pro 7 seem to work as well as on the old machine, along with my registered copy of Webcam 32. Haven't yet attempted to load the software for my external USB HP CD burner, but if it doesn't work, no real big deal, since the new computer has a faster, built in, CD-RW drive...

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